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Kait Ecker

Kait Ecker is an editorial intern who contributes to Minnesota Monthly and Greenspring Media's custom publications.
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Oral History Brings Healing

In North Minneapolis, a small square room illuminated by floor-to-ceiling windows waits for people to listen to the stories it holds. As visitors take a seat in front of a monitor, settle in, and...
blueberry key lime pie

Keep Your Eyes on These Berry-licious Pie Hubs in Minnesota

The best time for fresh berry pie is when the fruit is ripe for the picking. Grab a fork and dig in at these Minnesota pie hubs where the seasonal fruit pie has been...
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See “Floyd’s” at the Guthrie This Week to Support a Minneapolis Nonprofit Restaurant

Ticket proceeds from the dress rehearsal performance will fund All Square’s operations
Basil on fruit tray

6 Foods to Bring Fireworks to Your Fourth of July Festivities

I’ll leave it to you to master the grilling, but if you need a popping side to steal the show at your Fourth of July gathering, I have you covered. These classic, yummy, and...
Farmer's Market Floral Arrangement

10 Expert Tips on Arranging Farmers Market Flowers

Arrange your market blooms and make your flowers last longer with help from experienced floral designers
Chef Ann Ahmed in her kitchen at Lat14 Asian Eatery.

Lat14 Chef Ann Ahmed’s Recipe for Inspiration

Ever since she was a little girl, Ann Ahmed wanted to work with food. “As a young child, I was always in the kitchen,” Ahmed says. “After school, I would run into my grandmother’s kitchen...

Stroll Down Grand Avenue with a Treat in Hand

On your next day off, get out and explore St. Paul’s history, flavors, and shopping. Without venturing too far, Grand Avenue and Summit Avenue are ideal options for walking, shopping, biking and eating.
Moraine Lake

Banff, Canada: A Haven for Minnesotans

The popular travel destination of Banff National Park has everything from pine trees and mountains to bears and beer